Pro-AL lawyer elected SCBA president, BNP-backed candidate wins secretary posts

Sun Online Desk

13th March, 2020 09:18:06 printer

Pro-AL lawyer elected SCBA president, BNP-backed candidate wins secretary posts

Pro-Awami League White Panel bagged six posts including president, while pro-BNP-Jamaat Blue Panel clinching eight including general secretary in Supreme Court Bar Association election (SCBA) elections held on Wednesday and Thursday.

The election results were announced on Friday morning after the two-day long voting ended yesterday.

White Panel candidate AM Amin Uddin was elected as president, defeating his rivals from pro-BNP Blue Panel’s candidate Advocate Joynul Abedin and independent candidate Eunus Ali Akand.

Blue Panel’s Md Ruhul Quddus Kazal was elected as general secretary, defeating his rival from White Panel Shah Manjurul Haque.

The winning candidates from White Panel are – AM Amin Uddin (president), Md Moniruzzaman (vice president), Mohammad Bakir Uddin Bhuiyan and Mohammmad Imtiaz Faruk (assistant secretaries), Md Humayun Kabir and Mohammad Moshiur Rahman (members).

The winning candidates from Blue Panel are – Md Abdul Jabbar Bhuiyan (vice president), Md Ruhul Quddus Kazal (general secretary), Ragib Rouf Chowdhury (treasurer) as well as Mar-e-Yam Khandker, Amirul Islam (Khokon), Mohammad Mohaddes-Ul-Islam (Tutul), Md Mohsin Kabir and Mohammad Sharif Uddin Ratan as members.

A total of 5,940 members out of 7,781 have exercised their franchise in the two-day elections held on March 11 and 12. Total 31 candidates took part in the polls against 14 posts.

A seven-member sub-committee headed by AF Hasan Arif conducted the two-day polls. The other members of the committee were – Md Jasim Uddin, Sharif U Ahmed, Mohammad Saleh Uddin, Mohammad Elias Bhuiyan, Md Jahangir Alam and Mohammad Ashraf Uz Zaman Khan.